Valentine's Day is upon us and while you could always take your beloved Valentine to one of the many fabulous restaurants the Principality of Monaco has to offer ; enjoying an intimate and luxurious dinner at the Salle Belle Epoque at the Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, or one romantic magical night with sea view at the Blue Bay, another option is presenting itself to you. Turning Valentine's Day into a Fairy Tale where you and your beloved become Princes and Princesses for the night during an epic Grand Ball held at the Hotel de Paris.
With La Chandeleur approaching on February 2nd, here's what we need to know about this special Candlemas day that is celebrated in France and known as the day we eat crepes.
What is La Chandeleur?
La Chandeleur has both a religious and a pagan background.
We previously mentioned the 87th edition of the Monte-Carlo Rally, which is rapidly followed by its historic version. The Historic Monte-Carlo Rally 2019 will take place January 30 - February 6 for the 22nd edition of this legendary race.
This 2019 edition of the Historic Monte-Carlo Rally distinguishes itself by the diversity of its route, and with the return of two starting cities, Milan and Athens.
The Monaco agenda is on fire! We talked about the International Circus Festival last week, and now it's time for one legendary race in the Principality of Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Rally.
The 87th edition of the Monte-Carlo Rally will take place this year January 21-27, 2019 as the inaugural round of the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), and will be filled with surprises as the race has been remodeled ; 40% of the race will be completely different from last year's event.
Your Regenti agency and its team wishes you a beautiful New Year, may 2019 bring all your dearest projects to life, together with love, health and happiness for you and your loved ones!
And what a great way to start this new year than with the largest and most prestigious circus event in the world, the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival. Its 43rd edition will take place January 17 - 27, 2019 in Fontvieille.
The Principality of Monaco is a magical location to celebrate Christmas and spend the Holidays. We already saw together the many activities that Monaco has to offer such as the Christmas Market and the Christmas Tea Parties, yet here’s now for you the guide of the best tables for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. What an exclusive treat that is! Here’s to how to make Christmas 2018 unforgettable…
The most magical time of the year is upon us and the Principality of Monaco rose once again to the occasion with the most wonderful Christmas decorations and activities, to bring you the warmth of Christmas.
The Monte-Carlo Casino Square
The Casino Square is going all out once again this year. On top of the traditional magical Christmas lights and decorations all along the Square that will uplift your Christmas spirit, the Monte-Carlo Casino has prepared a spectacular light show on its facade.
The Principality of Monaco never stops! Here are the exhibitions to see now in Monaco for the month of November and December 2018 as well as January 2019.
"Prehistoric and Protohistoric Art" exhibition
- When: May 30, 2018 - January 31, 2019
- Where: Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology
The Principality of Monaco will host the third edition of the Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza on November 24 2018, a special night of world championship boxing.
Proudly presented by Eddie Hearn and the Casino de Monte-Carlo, the Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza is a boxing tournament that will showcase four exceptional fights. It is set in the prestigious Salle Medecin at the Casino de Monte-Carlo ; Eddie Hearn is an English boxing promoter and managing director of Matchroom Sport.
No Finish Line is a charity event that is taking place every year in Monaco since 1999, and that is organized under the High Patronage of HSH the Prince Albert II of Monaco.
The 19th edition of No Finish Line will take place November 10 - 18, 2018 in Fontvieille.
What is No Finish Line?
The Monaco International Clubbing Show (MICS) is a professional trade show for clubs, private beaches, hotels, restaurants, and bars, that is organized every year in the Principality of Monaco. The 2018 edition will take place November 7 - 8 at the Grimaldi Forum.
The MICS was first created in 2010 and is now a reference in the clubbing industry. It is recognized as the European leader in this sector.
Each and every year, thousands of international buyers and professionals meet to discover new products, new suppliers, new ideas that will shape the future of the industry for clubs, bars, restaurants, and private beaches.
The Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival is coming back for its 13th edition, and will take place from November 13th to December 2nd 2018 at the Opéra Garnier Monte-Carlo.
The Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival will welcome once again the biggest jazz artists, and will showcase jazz music as it is today. The festival will stay faithful to itself and its values by opening its doors to all musical trends while respecting the tradition of jazz. The Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival was created in 2006 under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, and gets its inspiration from music from all over the world, cherishing creativity and upcoming artists.
The Principality of Monaco is known for her love of ecology and for fast cars, the Monte-Carlo eRallye is the perfect blend of both and the 3rd Monte-Carlo eRallye will take place October 24 - 28, 2018.
The event is only for 100% electric vehicles, without the use of extension cables, and 100% hydrogenated or hybrid electric/hydrogen vehicles with 4 wheels. All vehicles must be registered for road use, with a capacity of 2 to 5 passengers, and only 45 vehicles will be admitted for this year's edition.
The Principality has never been so sexy thanks to Dita Von Teese who will perform her show "The Art of the Teese" on Saturday October 20, 2018 at the Opéra Garnier in Monaco.
Dita Von Teese is the international queen of erotic cabaret and her captivating burlesque show "The Art of the Teese" has been unanimously acclaimed by critics ; Monaco will now have the chance to discover it and enjoy it.
And it's October, which means it's time to celebrate Oktoberfest from October 20th until the 28th, 2018, at Café de Paris in Monte-Carlo.
The Principality of Monaco will be sporting Bavarian colors and celebrate as it should this 13th edition of Oktoberfest, with H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco in attendance.
The event will take place in the marquee at Café de Paris for 8 days and nights, and the marquee will be specially decorated for the occasion, respecting Bavarian culture for Oktoberfest.
The organic food festival "La Route du Goût" is coming to the Principality of Monaco from Thursday October 11th to Sunday October 14th, 2018.
The Route du Goût is an annual charity food festival for organic gastronomy, ecology, health, youth and sports. It is organized by the Bio Chef Global Spirit Association with as its president Paolo Sari, who is the only Michelin-starred being certified as an organic chef, hence his name "the Bio Chef".
For the eighth consecutive year, Art Monaco comes back to the Principality from September 27 - 30, 2018.
Organized by Opus Eventi, Art Monaco is one of the most highly anticipated art fairs in Europe, exhibiting over 4000 modern and contemporary pieces of art available for sale.
All artists and art galleries showcased at this Contemporary Art Fair have been carefully selected by an experienced team of art critics, so that Art Monaco can provide a platform with only the most compelling fine art. The artwork is coming from both established and emerging galleries ; and studio artists from all over the world are featured, offering a truly complete and exclusive experience to all the art lovers who shall attend.
We all know that a good app can make our life so much easier, so here are the top 7 apps that make exploring the Principality of Monaco even better, wether you are visiting, working or living in Monaco. Get ready for some insider information.
1) Monaco Welcome
The “Monaco Welcome” app has been developed by the Gouvernement Princier of Monaco and combines maps, transport information, useful facts about the Principality of Monaco, with its history and daily events.
The Monaco Yacht Show is a very important event in Monaco's yearly calendar of events, and this international yachting trade show will take place this year from September 26th until the 29th.
Over 120 exceptional superyachts and megayachts measuring between 25 and 100 meters long will be exhibited in the Port Hercules in the heart of the Principality of Monaco.
This international yachting exhibition is both for yachting professionals, prestigious clients and yacht lovers who want to discover sumptuous yachts in an exclusive environment.
Plastic and ocean pollution have been a major topic. The ocean represents more than 70% of the planet’s surface, producing 50% of the oxygen we breathe and absorbing 25% of the carbon dioxide released in the atmosphere. Yet, our oceans are suffering, overfishing and illegal fishing, together with plastic pollution are putting its balance in jeopardy, and only 4% of the global ocean enjoy protected status.
Facing this global challenge, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is taking action to promote sustainable oceans for generations to come, and for the second time, is organizing a major fundraiser, the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean.